CTDA 2009 Management Conference
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Another Successful Management Conference!

Review, Speaker Presentations, Photos, & More

"I was really impressed and fulfilled with tremendous satisfaction. Great conference!"
- Management Conference Attendee 

Tucson, AZ provided the perfect setting for another successful CTDA Management Conference! Members from across the country visited the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, AZ to attend multiple educational and motivational sessions. This year's conference speakers focused on how to survive through these economic times. Attendees were able to come away with valuable information to take home to their businesses as well as personal life.

To see what you missed, download the below speaker handouts:
Mark Krawczyk: Credit Management in Trying Times (and in Good Times, Too!)
Don Reynolds: Economic Update 2010 - No handout available
Jeff Risley: Social Networking
Jack Daly: The Power of Relationship Selling
Al Bates: Company Performance Report
Jerry Yudelson: Housing 2010, What's Green About It?
Walter Bond: Keynote, No One Can Stop You But You! - No handout available

Congratulations to the 2010 Executive Committee!
President: Tom Carr, Pan American Ceramics, Inc.
Vice President: Ryan Calkins, Statements, Inc. Distinctive Tile & Stone
Treasurer: Frank Donahue, East Coast Tile Imports, Inc.
Immediate Past President: Rob Henry, Robert F. Henry Tile Co.

Hall of Fame
Congratulations again to this year's Hall of Fame inductee, Howard Pryor, Conestoga Ceramic Tile Dist., Inc. Howard has demonstrated a tremendous contribution to CTDA as well as to the entire industry.

To see pictures of this year's Management Conference, click here or join the CTDA Facebook group. For instructions on how to join the group click here.

Bring the tastes of the Management Conference home! Throughout the conference several attendees raved about the food. Below are recipes from the Friday lunch buffet provided by the hotel to help you bring the taste of Tucson cuisine to your family. Try one out for Thanksgiving!
Tarragon Chicken Salad
Crab Panzanella
Black Sesame Vinaigrette
Grilled Potato and Arugula Salad
Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad
Chile Rubbed Shrimp Salad
Herb Vinaigrette
Were you looking for a specific recipe? Contact CTDA staff.

Thank You!
For those of you who attended the conference, thank you for making it a successful event! We hope to see you again at next year's Conference, Total Solutions Plus, November 1-6, 2010 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, FL. CTDA will be teaming up with the NTCA, TCAA and TCNA to bring you a joint industry conference in 2010. Registration will open this Spring.

Lastly, thanks again to our 2009 sponsors, without whom the conference would not have been possible!

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